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The Lea River Walk with Locomotives, a Cathedral, a Mill cum Gin Distillery and Steel Ships.

Guest Post.
London Historians Member, Walter Jahn, writes about our walking tour of the industrial Lea valley, Saturday 19 July.

Who would have thought a walk from Stratford through the industrial area around the river Lea would be enticing to anyone on a hot and sunny Saturday? 462 more words

20th Century

Steamboating: Thinking Outside the Historic Preservation Box

Ah, summer.  Many summers in my childhood I eagerly anticipated the end of June because it meant I could spend a week with historic preservationists, if you think outside the box when defining “historic preservationist.”  I’ll admit, at the time I didn’t  413 more words

Popular Culture


The PRISM fund (for PReservation of Industrial and Scientific Material) administered by Arts Council England has issued its annual report for 2012-2013. 126 more words

Hercules Linton Memorial, Inverbervie

Hercules who?  Well, indeed!  But in his day he was well-known in the shipbuilding trade and renowned as the designer of the fastest ship in the world – though her construction bankrupted his company. 342 more words

Tourist Attraction

City of Melbourne Review of Heritage Guidelines

The City of Melbourne is starting the process of reviewing its heritage guidelines. This is very important for the CBD, as the current guidelines are extremely short and unspecific. 352 more words

City Of Melbourne

Stone & Steel

Ricoh GR, ISO 100, 1/90 sec, f/6.3, EV 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Silver Efex Pro 2.


The Sandfields Table

The Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station are trying to raise money to save this magnificent building, raising money by auctioning this table.

This is a traditionally made hand crafted coffee table in white oak, with mortise and tennon joinery, and handmade inlays of tulipwood, burbinga, purple heart and maple.The design was inspired by the decorative aspects of the original waterworks combining the graceful curves and decorative ornamentation. 74 more words

Sandfields Pumping Station